The Lab Sessions has announced the guest DJs and playlists for 'Assemble' 12 airing this Friday 27th of November from 6 PM to 8 PM Indochina Time (ICT) and repeating Tuesday from 6 AM to 8 AM (ICT). Scientific Sound Asia radio is the expatriate and local underground electronic music station for India, China, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, the Philippines and the rest of Asia.
The Lab Sessions (TLS) are an artistic electronic music collective from Bogotá, Colombia that is step by step forging an alliance through their showcases and big events. They aim to bring a representative image portraying the Colombian underground electronic music scene.
At the same time, TLS offers to its following conformed of locals and foreigners of several nationalities an artistic product of quality. This aims to demonstrate that good music not only comes from the hands of artists from abroad but also is played and produced by Colombian artists with great potential.
TLS has been doing events across South America since 2016, performing its shows in the most amazing venues and clubs. These include Octava, Klan 31, Teatron, KAPUTT, Vagabond, Bud-X Colombia, Top Secret Medellín, Armando Records, Céntrico, Mambo Alive, Sutton, Montibus Fest, Bassline events, TLS Parties, Eurotechno, Madame Garden (Cali), La Fabryka (Cali), Victoria, Masha, Vlak, Lede Club and more recently at Groove and Dirty Sanchez in Quito (Ecuador).
Guest DJ Takamasa Owaki (first hour).
This week's first guest DJ is Takamasa Owaki, hailing from Kamo-gun in Japan. Takamasa Owaki started his career in South America as DJ participating in events in Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador.
His style revolves around House, Nu Disco & Tech House and his professional experience with 19 Years of musical influence with genres such as '80s and '90s electronic music, Disco and Rock. Takamasa Owaki listened to classical music every day from a very young age being influenced by his father.
At the age of 23, he moved to the United States for 2 years as an agriculture student and was involved in electronic music, Hip Hop, Reggae, and Latin music, this baptism of various musical genres set him off as a DJ. After returning to Japan, he worked as a florist while gaining experience as a DJ at cafes and bars.
With a style that shifts genres through Disco, Afro House, Psychedelic, Ambient with a focus on Deep House, and Soulful House he dramatically alters his style. Cactus Experience features urban, sophisticated sounds and addictive grooves, with Deep House that always penetrates deep inside. This includes Soulful House that resonates with the cry of the soul, and Chill Out that unleashes your spirit.
His career started on Vinyl, and he has graced the decks as resident Dj in “Lavista” Nightclub at Intercontinental Hotel Doha Qatar, The Warehouse Wine & Tapas in Pearl Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi, Impressions Lounge at Anantara Hotel Abu Dhabi, ToroToro Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi, and HardRock Café Bogotá. His Musical Journey with Cactus Experience delves deeper and deeper into your subconscious mind.
Guest DJ Bustamante (second hour).
This week's second guest DJ is Bustamante a Colombian DJ, and founder of the Colombian artistic collective and movement called The Lab Sessions and additionally the international podcast named 'TLS Podcast'. TLS constantly promotes new talents at festivals held in various places in Colombia alongside national and international DJs.
Bustamante was influenced by the sounds of Techno, Deep Tech, and House from cities such as Berlin, Detroit, London and Madrid. As a DJ and electronic music producer, his conviction is to project the electronic culture and its musical lines from his home country.
He created the collective TLS that seeks to position underground artists at the forefront of the scene in Colombia. As he learnt his trade he was passionate about the electronic scene and saw there was a part missing.
Bustamante has opened doors to places of importance in the Colombian capital with an aim to present his vision initially with a mix of stems and steps sequencers like Native instruments D2 and/or D8 devices and with his eventual use of CDJ’s. At the moment he is producing his first 2 EP's and hopes to have great reception with the beginning of his work as a producer.
'Assemble' by The Lab Sessions Crew 12 27th of November 2020.
Takamasa Owaki: (first hour).
Wearing Shoes - Reduce The Speed (Original Mix) [Deep Obsession Recordings]
TIER RA NICHI - In Paradise (Total Bliss Imprint) [Ghost Recordings NYC]
Wipe the Needle, Tshaka Campbell - Torn (Original Mix)[TotheRockRecords]
T-Markakis - Marvins Touch (Original Mix) [Little Jack]
Alex Agore - Isolation (Original Mix) [Moment Of Truth Records]
Cosmonection - Carnaval [Pont Neuf Records]
Babert, Shovell - Corazon (Original Mix) [Club Sweat]
Panko, Samuele De Santis, Nico S - Parmesano Rhodes (Original Mix) [About Disco Records]
Vince Watson - Progress (Manoo Remix) [Everysoul]
Harpoon - I Still Feel You Feat. Jasmin Jade (Extended Mix) [Tinted Records]
Lee Wilson, El Funkador - Complicated (Richard Earnshaw Revision) [Blockhead Recordings]
Adri Block, Chris Marina - Fallin (Original Mix) [PLAYEDiT Records]
Fernando Picon - Intro Nature [Surbeats Records]
Jody Wisternoff, Mimi Page - For Those We Knew (Spencer Brown & Wilt Claybourne Remix) [Anjunadeep]
Nudsko - All Over (Porter Remix) [Grouper Recordings] Bustamante: (second hour).
Amy Winehouse - Rehab (Kreacher Edit)
Raw Equipment - Yesterplay
Mancini - Furbished
Zambiancki, Alex Dam - In The Meantime (Original Mix)
Kenny Oliver - The Vibes (Original Mix)
Mehlor - Avalon (Demarzo Remix)
Alex Dam - Patwa
Sebastian Ledher & Toochi (SA) - Elevate (Jizz Remix)
Reelow - In The Benninginng (Rigzz Remix)
Kevin Toro & AWSI - Pollock (Aron Volta Remix)
ANOTR - Troublemaker
Daze Prism - Monotype (Original Mix)
Cosenza - Nasty (Original Mix)
Lucianno Villarreal - Carioca Ft. Vocal Ale Castro (Original Mix)
Silkeepers - Everyday Is Friday
Mateo Dufour, Cosenza - Slap Me (Original Mix)
Mateo Dufour, Cosenza - Atlantic (Original Mix)
Oden & Fatzo - Taboulet Malgache (Original Mix)
Listen on Mixcloud here.